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1939-40 New York World's Fair: Detail of large outdoor mosaic by Hildreth Meière (1892-1961) who was a mural artist of some renown during her lifetime.

New York World's Fair: Detail of large outdoor mosaic by Hildreth Meière who was a mural artist of some renown during her lifetime.

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Sam is certainly not girly or overtly feminine, but he does allow himself to be whisked off into Bacon’s adventures, as exhibited in this chapter when they break into the World Fair. This is especially evident when they sneak into the Perisphere.

Women in front of the Trylon and Perisphere sculptures at the New York World's Fair in 1939

In pictures: The US world's fairs

Women in front of the Trylon and Perisphere sculptures at the New York World's Fair in 1939

1904 St. Louis Fair: Opening-Day crowd in The Plaza of St. Louis.  The Festival Hall and Terrace of States in the distance.

Louis Fair: Opening-Day crowd in The Plaza of St. The Festival Hall and Terrace of States in the distance.

Thailand Building - 1967 World's Fair - Canada by avaloncm, via Flickr

Thailand Building - 1967 World's Fair - Canada by avaloncm, via Flickr

June 1, 1909 - The Alaska-Yukon Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington. Attendance of 3,740,561, including free visitors, witness the world's fair held on 250 acres, including land of present-day Washington University.

June 1909 - The Alaska-Yukon Pacific Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington. Attendance of including free visitors, witness the world's fair held on 250 acres, including land of present-day Washington University.

San Francisco World's Fair

Postcard, Panama Pacific Exposition, San Francisco, "Court of the Four Seasons"

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